Calling All People Pleasing High Performing Social Media Managers with Mentee Bee Santangelo [ep.45]



October 6, 2023



Here’s what to expect from this episode:

Are you the type whose inner ‘people pleaser’ battles against your professional judgments? This episode is a lifeline for you! I chatted with my former mentee, Bee Santangelo, who enriches us with her journey as a social media manager and her strategies for working organically with local businesses—yes, with perks like tantalizing food! Bee opens up about the delights and challenges of her profession, focusing on how to strike the right balance between accommodating clients and maintaining professional boundaries.

This episode delves into Bee’s transitions, her approach to local businesses, and, notably, the art of saying ‘no’ to clients. Whether it’s turning down requests that don’t align with the content strategy or services outside her purview, Bee shares her wisdom on navigating these sensitive situations. So, hit play and soak in the wealth of insights Bee brings to the table on maintaining professional integrity while keeping clients happy and building a successful career in social media management!

Meet Bee:

Bee is a social media strategist based in Boston, MA, specializing in hyper-local organic growth for small to medium-sized businesses. She’s a wife, an obsessed dog mom & loves a good horror movie!

Topics covered on people pleasing high performing social media managers:

  • What it’s like to be a social media strategist specializing in hyperlocal organic growth for small to medium-sized businesses
  • The joy of helping clients discover their unique qualities and building momentum
  • The importance of focusing on organic growth
  • What it looks like to work with local businesses to build their social media presence
  • How, as social media managers, we can bring a fresh set of eyes to a clients business

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More about Social Media Manager Confidential:

The Social Media Manager Confidential is the podcast for social media managers who want realistic, positive, and insightful resources so they can build an ethical, money-making business that supports their lifestyle goals. Each week, your host Shanté Gorman (that’s me) and my guests will share strategies & content tips, what we do and don’t love about working in the industry, and give transparent advice about running a social media management business. We’re dishing on the ins and outs of the social media management world without any of the gatekeeping that can come along with it. You’ll learn, you’ll laugh, and you’ll leave each episode inspired.

I was a broke single mom turned founder of a multi 6-figure social media management agency and I mentor social media managers working on creating agencies of their own.

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Calling All People Pleasing High Performing Social Media Managers with Mentee Bee Santangelo

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